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2020 Youth Classics Camps (Ages 9-12)

*Classics Camps 2020 are cancelled, as per Chancellor’s order, 4-6-20. Refunds will be made directly to the credit card used to cover fees. Please expect your refund within 48 hours.

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Meet the Romans!

“Meet the Romans” introduces kids to ancient Roman civilization. Learn about gods, heroes, and monsters, gladiators and chariot-racing. Put on your toga as you create your own Roman arts and crafts, and learn some Latin, too. Latin is a great way to boost advanced English vocabulary: 90% of English words of more than two syllables come from Latin. New activities each year!

To learn more about our daily activities, news and events, visit our Facebook page.

 

Dates: June 1-5*, June 8-12, June 15-19, and June 22-26 (different activities each week)

 

*Start date may vary for individuals, depending on last day of classes in Unit 4/District 116. Missed camp days due to area schools remaining in session because of snow days will be refunded.

 

Times: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm (June 1-5, June 8-12); 1:00 - 5:00 pm (June 15-19, June 22-26)

Ages: 9-12

Class size: 10-16 students with 2 instructors

 

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Meet the Greeks!

“Meet the Greeks” introduces kids to ancient Greek civilization. Learn about Greek mythology, the Olympic games, Greek warfare & daily life, and what happens when a Greek hero doesn’t listen to an oracle. Try wearing Greek clothing and check out ancient toys. Create your own Greek arts and crafts and learn a little language too! Greek roots abound in English. New activities each year!

 

Dates: June 1-5*, June 8-12, June 15-19, and June 22-26 ( different activities each week)

 

*Start date may vary for individuals, depending on last day of classes in Unit 4/District 116. Missed camp days due to area schools remaining in session because of snow days will be refunded.

 

Times: 1:00 - 5:00 pm (June 1-5, June 8-12); 8:30 am - 12:30 pm (June 15-19, June 22-26)

Ages: 9-12

Class size: 10-16 students with 2 instructors

 

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CAMP INFORMATION

Instructors: Instructors hold or are completing a BA/MAT/MA/PhD in Classics. For further information, see “Meet the Classics Staff” on the web site.

Cost: $130/week per camp ($260/both camps - full day), plus $40 materials and registration processing fee. Sibling discount available. Minimum registration is one week half-days.

Curriculum: Our language learning goal areas are novice mid level (one week) or novice high level (two or more weeks) as per the Standards for Classical Language Learning, in compliance with ACTFL World Readiness Standards.

Location: On the University of Illinois Main Campus (building TBA). 

Lunch: Lunch supervision provided for children who register for the full day.

*NEW* for 2020: Chariots! The Olympics are coming to summer camps. We are throwing the discus, jumping with weights and racing real chariots. Our engineers are building two working chariots for kids to ride in (and pull) around our own Olympic stadium.

*Please note, in the event camps are cancelled due to coronavirus, refunds will be available.

Questions: Contact Ariana Traill, Classics Camps Director

Staff: Meet the Instructors (coming soon)
 

Summer Camp 2020 Forms (to be submitted on first day of camp)
Camper Information Form
Permission for Medication Administration Form
Photo Permission Form
Camp Waiver Form
Time for Lunch Letter to Parents
TFL Camper Information Form
TFL Parent Consent Form